A woman hangs out her washing whilst at the far end of the street the old J.W. Roberts asbestos factory stands unused in the Armley area of Leeds. A High Court judge in Leeds ruled that June Hancock is entitled to 65,000 compensation from factory owners J W Roberts, for being responsible for her contracting cancer after living outside the asbestos factory more than 40 years ago.
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